Administration of Justice

Centre for Crime Prevention

This site provides English access to summary data on crimes; offenders; victims; activity of law enforcement institutions; social, economic, and population statistics; and crime prevention. Statistical reports are available in Lithuanian only.

Crime Rate, 2004 - 2006

This site provides 2005 crime rates of each region with a map.

Crime Rates from 1995 to 2006

This site provides a table summarizing crime rates from 1995 to 2006.

Juvenile Crime Rate, 2005

This site provides 2005 Juvenile crime rates of each region with a map.

National Criminal Justice Profiles

Contains information on the criminal justice system of Lithuania.

Statistics Lithuania

Includes summary statistics for the years 1995-2004 on the number of offenses and crime rates, percentage of offenses cleared, and number of persons convicted and incarcerated.

Corruption & Fraud

Anti-Corruption Practitioners Network - Country Overview

Part of the United Nations Development Programme, this network overview presents information on Lithuania's anti-corruption institutions, anti-corruption strategy, and anti-corruption legal framework. Also available are links to related documents.

Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) - Council of Europe

GRECO evaluation procedures involve the collection of information through questionnaire(s), on-site country visits enabling evaluation teams to solicit further information during high-level discussions with domestic key players, and drafting of evaluation reports. These reports, which are examined and adopted by GRECO, contain recommendations to the evaluated countries in order to improve their level of compliance with the provisions under consideration. Measures taken to implement recommendations are subsequently assessed by GRECO under a separate compliance procedure

The Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) has published its Third Round Evaluation Report on Lithuania. The report has been made public with the agreement of the country’s authorities. It focuses on two distinct themes: criminalization of corruption and transparency of party funding.

Drugs & Alcohol

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) - Country Overview

This overview presents a comprehensive overview of the drugs situation in Lithuania. Topics covered in the country overview include: drug use among the general population and young people, prevention, problem drug use, treatment demand, drug-related infectious diseases, drug-related deaths, treatment responses, harm reduction responses, drug markets and drug-related offences, national drug laws, national drug strategy, coordination mechanism in the field of drugs and drug-related research. Also included in the country report are key statistics on the drug situation and a barometer that indicates the prevalence profile and relative rating of the country.

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) - National Reports
Commissioned each year by the EMCDDA and produced by the national focal points of the Reitox network, the National reports draw an overall picture of the drug phenomenon at national level in each EU Member state.

Lithuania 2004 - Country Fact Sheet, Eurasian Narcotics

This site provides information about drug production and smuggling and counter-narcotics efforts of Lithuania.

Human Rights

Annual Reports to Congress on Human Rights Practices - Lithuania
These reports, produced by the U.S. Department of State, to the U.S. Congress. The law provides that the Secretary of State shall transmit a "full and complete report regarding the status of internationally recognized human rights, within the meaning of subsection (A) in countries that receive assistance under this part, and (B) in all other foreign countries which are members of the United Nations and which are not otherwise the subject of a human rights report under this Act." Reports on several countries are included that do not fall into the categories established by these statutes and that thus are not covered by the congressional requirement. The reports cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Univeral Declaration of Human Rights. (website).

Annual Reports to Congress on International Religious Freedom - Lithuania

These reports, produced by the U.S. Department of State, describe the status of religious freedom in Lithuania, government policies violating religious belief and practices of groups, religious denominations, and individuals, and U.S. policies to promote religious freedom around the world. It is submitted in compliance with the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998.

Research & Statistics

Overseas Security Advisory Council - Crime & Safety Report (2011)

This Crime & Safety Report is an annual report written by U.S. Regional Security Officers about the current environment overseas.

Statistical Yearbook of Lithuania - 2009

This publication provides annual statistics on socioeconomic development, demographic and environmental processes, icrime and criminal justice for 2008 and previous years. In the chapters of the publication, development of a certain phenomenon is reviewed, methodology and definitions are provided. The last chapter presents comparable statistical information, for the preparation whereof data of Statistics Lithuania, other country's institutions and Eurostat were used. In Lithuanian and some English.